Currencies and Currency Policies in the Global Economy

By Kurt Hbner

© 2014 – Routledge

288 pages

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About the Book

This book explains the volatility of the global foreign exchange markets by the interplay of political strategies and actions of market makers, looking at currency strategies put in place by the US, the Euro zone, Japan, China, and also Canada.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Introduction 1. Exchange Rate Regimes and Exchange Rate Episodes: The Historical Dimension 2. The Failure of Standard Exchange Rate Economics 3. Foreign Exchange Markets as ‘Socially Embedded Markets’: An Alternative Approach 4. Global Imbalances, Power Shifts, and Strong Dollar Politics of the US: The Era of Currency Competition 5. Case Studies: Currency Strategies Compared 6. Currency Cooperation Past and Present: Proposals and Interpretations 7. Outlook

About the Author

Kurt Hübner is professor of European studies and director at the Institute for European Studies at University of British Columbia, Canada

About the Series

Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

This series explores the roles of money and banking in the modern world. Banking is an increasingly important and international industry, and its interaction with money is a major concern for the world's economic policy-makers.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS022000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic Conditions
BUS039000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Macroeconomics
BUS045000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Money & Monetary Policy
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
BUS069020
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / Economics